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Ornithologists call on new technology for studies of boreal wilderness
August 25, 2003 | Nature | Published News | Erika Check
Ornithologists are laying high-tech plans to study the feathered forest dwellers of Canada's northern wilderness.

Billions of birds live in the country's 6 million square kilometres of boreal habitat. The rugged isolation protects around 200 species, but also stymies biologists who want to study them. And the need to understand the area's bird life has become urgent, as oil, gas, timber and mining firms begin to stake claims in the forests.

The Canadian Wildlife Service plans to use...

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